‘SHAZAM!’ FLIES TO $50M+ DEBUT – (04/08/2019)
Warner Bros.’ Shazam! is soaring to the top of the box office, with an estimated $51 million in receipts in North America. Asher Angel stars as Billy Batson as a boy who transforms into superhero (Zachary Levi) when he says “Shazam. David F. Sandberg directed.
Paramount’s Pet Sematary brought in about $23 million, while Dumbo snagged $18 million and Jordan Peele’s Us grabbed $14 million. Captain Marvel, which crossed the $1 billion mark last week, still managed $12 million.
Hooray for Hollywood: Here are this past weekend’s box office results.
- Shazam!— $51 million
- Pet Sematary— $23 million
- Dumbo— $18 million
- Us— $14 million
- Captain Marvel— $12 million
- The Best of Enemies— $4 million
- Five Feet Apart— $3.2 million
- Unplanned— $3 million
- Wonder Park— $2.5 million
- How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World— $2 million